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· February, 2006

Stories about North America from February, 2006

Computer Crash: Food Overload

Was your umbilical cord attached to a computer when you were born? It may sound like a strange statement, but the truth is that some of us think that. Especially...

Caribbean: World Cup 2007 security

Barbados Free Press has it from “a confidential source” that “British and South African intelligence agencies and counter-terror units are to play major planning and operational roles in providing security...

Bahamas: Jeb Bush visit

On the occasion of Florida governor Jeb Bush's visit to the Bahama, Bahama Pundit offers an overview of Bush's achievements and some foreign policy suggestions for the Bahamas leadership.

Hurricane Katrina: Rethinking Disaster Relief Response

Hurricane Katrina: Rethinking Disaster Relief Response

Caribbean: Hurricane season

“My Caribbean and Florida bloggers, do you realise we are less than 16 weeks away from hurricane season”? asks Cayman Islands-based blogger Ri.

Political Posture on China in the US Congress

US Congressman Tom Lantos sharply criticized the US hi-tech firms for helping the Chinese government censor the Internet at Wedn's congressional hearing. Chinese blogger Keso compares that to Chinese government's...

Taiwan's International Relations, a Detailed View

Douglas Adams on Jujuflop gives a detailed analysis and update on Taiwan's foreign relations: “When it comes to international relations, only two things really matter in Taiwan: Taiwan’s relationship with...

Panda Remorse

In the midst of the debate in Taiwan over whether to accept China's “generous” offer of pandas, The Foreigner in Formosa points out that “American zoos are having a bit...

Trinidad & Tobago: Hip-hop meets Carnival

Caribbean Free Radio posts a humorous tale about a rap video crew's attempts to shoot a music video during Carnival

South Korea Embraces Super-Bowl MVP

The Lost Nomad highlights a Los Angeles Times article on Hines Ward becoming an instant national hero in South Korea. Hines, born to a Korean mother and an African American...

A Near Sighted Attack on The Chinese Way?

On Wedn Feb 15th, the US Congress will review the roles that US hi-tech firms are playing in China's Internet censorship. In “Truth, Justice or A Near Sighted Attack on...

The Global Menu

I am reporting this time from Nanegalito, a picturesque town in the Ecuadorian Andes. Let's see if you can find it in your map! We will report about the marvelous...

DR, USA: Deejay documetary

Sr. Diaz posts his 14-minute documentary (ES) on New York-based Dominican deejay DJ Chucky.

US Angry at The Speech of Taiwan's President Chen

Michael Turton in The View From Taiwan argues that the US's strong negative reaction to the Lunar New Year's speech from Taiwan's President Chen clearly shows ” how US officialdom...

A Zestful Welcome to the Wonders of the World

The best food of a country is the traditional food which has been tried and tested over the centuries. It suits the climate, and uses the best products of that...

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